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City of Columbia Police Department
Thursday May 14th, 2015 :: 12:21 p.m. EDT


Outstanding Arrest Warrants for Shooting Suspect Filed

Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook announces that CPD Investigators have identified the suspect accused of shooting a man at a Barhamville Road home yesterday.

CPD has outstanding arrest warrants for Christopher Wilbert Keitt (DOB: 7-24-1990).

Once captured, he will be charged with:

Attempted Murder
Armed Robbery
First Degree Burglary
Grand Larceny
Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime
Discharging a Firearm into a Dwelling
Unlawful Carrying of a Pistol

Keitt should be considered armed and dangerous.

Investigators believe Keitt went to the home to steal the victim’s car shortly before 8 o’clock yesterday morning. The shooting allegedly occurred as the victim tried to escape by running inside his house.

After the shooting, Keitt is accused of stealing the victim’s 2007 Chrysler 300 with South Carolina tag FPU-673.

The victim continues to receive medical treatment for his injuries.

If you have information regarding Keitt’s whereabouts or spot the stolen vehicle, Chief Holbrook encourages citizens to call, text or submit online, their anonymous tip to Crimestoppers in any of the following ways:

CALL toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC.
TEXT to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with "TIPSC,” followed by the tip information.
LOG onto:, and click on the red "Submit a tip” tab.

City of Columbia Police Department
Justice Square
Columbia, SC 29201

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 803-252-2911

2100 Barhamville Road
Columbia, SC 29204

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